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some howtos:

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  • Find interesting dictionary words with your Linux box
  • Contain Junk email in Evolution
  • Edit Linux man pages with gmanedit
  • Upgrade Compiz in Ubuntu
  • Gstyle - A new full gnome theme manager

The curious case of Linux hardware support

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cristalinux.blogspot: Through the few years I have been using Linux, I have barely had any problems with hardware not being supported or working incorrectly. Lately, I was lucky enough to get my hands on an HP 2740p Tablet, which hit the market not long ago. Problems start.

Opera: Little-known Norwegian browser challenges the big boys

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mercurynews.com: No. 1 in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Belarus. It might not be a slogan to attract an avalanche of American Internet users, but the Norwegian company that makes the fastest Web browser you've never heard of sees a major opportunity in the United States and the rest of the world.

PCLinuxOS 2010.1 KDE4

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PCLOS

wamukota.blogspot: It's been a few weeks now that PCLinuxOS 2010.1 has been available. I have it installed on my 'old' laptop - a HP Compaq nx6325 - and this is my experience up to now.

Overview and Explanation of Linux Desktop Environments

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Software

jeffhoogland.blogspot: Something most new Linux users often struggle to understand when first using Linux is the concept of desktop environments. What a desktop environment actually is I feel gets further clouded when users start exploring different "spins" of a distro.

Enermax's New, Colorful, And Shiny Case Fans

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Hardware

tomshardware.com: Here are details on four fan models the Taiwanese component manufacturer plans to release by the end of the year, all carrying the "Vegas" moniker to highlight the line's flashy LED-driven styling.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 126

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Midori Web Browser

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Software

beginlinux.com: Your preferences while browsing the web depend largely upon what tasks you perform while using the browser. If speed is a concern, give the lightweight Midori web browser a try.

Cradle to Grave – A Look at Arch Linux

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Linux

linuxforu.com: I have upgraded my systems around 30 times with new versions. In the office, I use Ubuntu, and I also keep abreast of SUSE and Mandriva. However, all these distributions have one feature in common— they get updated twice a year, with a lot of excitement and curiosity generated around each new version.

Fedora 13 review

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linuxbsdos.com: Fedora 13 is the latest update to the Redhat-sponsored, RPM-based Linux distribution. It has long held a reputation of being a testbed for features that will eventually make it into Redhat Enterprise Linux, and, therefore, less stable than other desktop-oriented distributions.

A look at Slackware 13.0

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Slack

technologytales.com: I recall a fellow university student using it in the mid/late 1990′s. Since then, my exploration took me into Redhat, SuSE, Mandrake and eventually to Ubuntu, Debian and Fedora. All of that bypassed Slackware so it was to give the thing a look.

How ready is your browser for HTML5- Take the test

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Web

ghabuntu.com: HTML5 is the second most buzzed word around I think, second only to the Hypepad. In case you're wondering whether your current browser is compatible with it or not, a simple tool to help you determine this is the HTML5 test tool.

10 Fresh and Awesome Icon Sets for GNOME

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junauza.com: Because it has been a while since I made an entry about icons, I decided to gather some new icons sets that you may have never seen before. Let me share with you this new collection of fresh and awesome icon sets for Ubuntu/GNOME.

today's leftovers:

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  • OOo: 154 million and counting...
  • The Blue screen of Death Screensavers
  • TransferSummit - The practical magic of open source
  • Red Hat CEO Whitehurst Blasts Software Patents
  • Trading Alert for Red Hat Inc.
  • Weekly Kernel review with openSUSE Flavor
  • When software updates go bad(ly)
  • Virtualisation and Open Source
  • CinePaint for painting and retouching bitmap frames
  • Maverick to ship with transparent theme?
  • Back to Karmic
  • Cut the fat with Linux
  • When you should open-source your internal apps
  • Interview with Stephen Kelly (KDE PIM)
  • How do you make money with open source?
  • Windows for Linux
  • FLOSS Weekly 122: Mercurial

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How To Create A Postcard in GIMP
  • Live Magic- Create a live cd/DVD for your installed Ubuntu / Debian
  • How to Recording Internal Audio in Ubuntu
  • How to fix Command Not Found error
  • Multimedia (MP3, MPEG-4, AVI, DiVX, etc.) support in Fedora 13
  • Create a smart PDF document with Scribus
  • Lzma Vs Bzip2 – Better Compression than bzip2
  • Using System Testing in Ubuntu

MSI 890GXM-G65

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phoronix.com: About a month ago we reviewed the AMD Athlon II X3 425 processor when coupled with an AMD 890GX + SB850 motherboard and in this review we are taking a closer look at that motherboard under Linux. The motherboard in question is the MSI 890GXM-G65 with USB 3.0 and Serial ATA 6Gb/s support.

Fluffy Linux - ponies, bunnies, and pink

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apachelog.wordpress: A Linux distribution made out of fluff, bunnies, unicorns and awesome. It all started out with Parley. We justed wanted to test the amazing theming capabilities in the upcoming 4.5 release of Parley, and eventually we ended up doing a whole distribution.

Google resolves WebM licensing conflict with BSD license

arstechnica.com: Google is adopting the BSD license for WebM in order to address a licensing conflict. When Google opened up the VP8 codec and announced the launch of the WebM project during the Google I/O conference last month, the actual license under which the code was distributed was not an official open source software license.

10 useful Firefox-based apps

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Software

infoworld.com: Mozilla's underlying Web browser technology also runs some interesting non-browser applications

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